Dario Azzellini, born 1967, is assistant professor for sociology at the Johannes Kepler University Linz (A), writer and documentary director. He holds a PhD in political science and in sociology. His research and writing focuses on social and revolutionary militancy, popular power and self-administration, workers control, migration and racism, social movements and extensive case studies in Latin America. Azzellini published several books, essays and documentaries about social movements, privatization of military services, migration and racism, Italy, Mexico, Nicaragua, Colombia and Venezuela. His art projects focus on socio-political themes and have been exhibited in galleries, museums and biennales around the world.